When Love Left

Chances, if you are married, are that one day you will sit in a courtroom next to your lawyer – who will possibly be a man. Across from you, facing you, eyes unwavering, gaze steely, will sit a man you will wish to have never met, with his lawyer – possibly a lady. You will try to rival the man’s […]

Stained Sheets

The white sheets have blood stains on them. I leave the bed and head to the living room downstairs. I find him, sitting on the couch, his hands cradling his head. The heels of his legs move up and down as if afraid to touch the floor. He is shaking. He is mumbling something. I watch him get up and […]

He Turned Me Into A Man

A woman in love. That is who I was. Was that so wrong? I was living my very normal, very womanly life and getting on with it quite well. I was financially independent. Done with school. Done with University. A good job under my sleeves. And now I was ready to try men, marriage and children. I was ready for […]

Two For The Price Of One (Part 1)

My breathing is short and labored. No, this is not breathing. This is more like puffing. I think English people would call this puffing. And Lord knows I could use a cigarette. But why can’t I breathe properly? My lungs need oxygen (and nicotine). The former more urgently. Pain. Add to that shortness of breath. This can’t be good. Bed. […]